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CL/R SIG

299 North St.

Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022

United States

Company Description

The Children’s Literature and Reading Special Interest Group (IRA CL/R SIG) is a nonprofit organization chartered by the International Reading Association (IRA). Membership is open to all who have an abiding interest in the development of literacy and in... more

Background Information

Employment History

Born
New Haven Legal Aid

Children's Poet
Town of Hingham Massachusetts Incorporated 1635

Director of the Yale Law and Technology Association
Yale University

Attorney
Universal Studios

Affiliations

Founder
UCLA Immigrant Children's Art Project

Education



UCLA



Yale

J.D.

Yale Law School

law degree

Yale

Web References (198 Total References)


Present Officers and Board Members - CL/R SIG (Children's Literature and Reading - Special Interest Group)

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Janet Wong Chair (term exp 2016) janet@janetwong.com


janetwong.com | contact

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Poet Janet Wong is the author of more than two dozen books for children and teens. She has presented at the White House and been featured on the Oprah Winfrey show. Wong will tell the story of her dramatic career change from lawyer to children's author and talk about various paths to publication (with practical and easy tips on both traditional publishing and self-publishing). Aspiring writers will value Janet Wong's step-by-step explanation of the publishing process and concrete examples of how to fit writing into your life-whether you are eight years old or eighty.

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Children's author Janet Wong will inspire you to do just that, with quick and easy tips that will make writing fun.


janetwong.com | contact

www.janetwong.com [cached]

Poet Janet Wong is the author of more than two dozen books for children and teens. She has presented at the White House and been featured on the Oprah Winfrey show. Wong will tell the story of her dramatic career change from lawyer to children's author and talk about various paths to publication (with practical and easy tips on both traditional publishing and self-publishing). Aspiring writers will value Janet Wong's step-by-step explanation of the publishing process and concrete examples of how to fit writing into your life-whether you are eight years old or eighty.

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Children's author Janet Wong will inspire you to do just that, with quick and easy tips that will make writing fun.


About NBGS (Notable Books for a Global Society) - CL/R SIG (Children's Literature and Reading - Special Interest Group)

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Janet Wong (term exp 2016) janet@janetwong.com


TLN Discussion - A Conversation with Poets

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Janet Wong Before it Wriggles Away

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Janet Wong is a graduate of Yale Law School who made the leap when she realized that her passion was not law but rather children and poetry. She has written nineteen books for children including Before It Wriggles Away , her author autobiography for children.
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My thanks to Betsy, Rebecca, Pat, Marilyn, Sylvia, and Janet for agreeing to be with us.
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Betsy, Sylvia, and Janet should be able to be with us some on each of the days.
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Janet Wong
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by Janet Wong
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How many of the works of Betsy Franco, Rebecca Kai Dotlich, J. Patrick Lewis, Marilyn Singer, and Janet Wong do you have?
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HOO-RAY for Jane!
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Janet, I'd love to know what you teach them about rhyme and off-rhyme.
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Wow, Janet--what grand ideas! And what a good plug for revision.
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Janet, I am conscious of the point you make at the end of your message about "picking poems apart" (and the bristling that goes along with that action), but I am curious about the development of Polar Bear.
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Janet--I am going to read your poem to my nine-year-old at bed tonight and see what she says. She is very worried about global warming. Even watching beautiful fireworks this summer, she suddenly turned to me from the firey sky, and said "Mom, are the fireworks bad for global warming?

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